Supply Chain Coordinator (Graduate)

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Recruiter
Atlas Recruitment Group
Location
Rochester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Oct 2018
Closes
24 Nov 2018
Specialism
Operations
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a very well-established organisation that are looking to recruit a Graduate Supply Chain Coordinator to join them

The role will require you control purchasing of all raw materials to service production operations for our branded range, controlling stock levels onsite and at third party storage and general tasks within a busy purchasing and supply chain department.

Duties will include:

  • The planning and placing of purchase orders for raw materials and packaging
  • Setting parameters and controlling minimum and maximum stock levels of all materials onsite
  • Assisting with negotiations on prices for raw materials and blanket order purchasing to obtain preferential pricing
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers
  • Assisting with packaging contracts and interpreting terms and conditions of trade
  • Understanding market conditions for raw materials being purchased
  • Liaising with external suppliers to ensure OTIF deliveries and raising complaints/queries on product issues as and when required e.g. damages/shortages
  • Sourcing secondary suppliers for all ingredients for contingency
  • Assisting in monthly stock takes of raw materials and finished goods
  • Checking and matching up of invoices with delivery paperwork and raising price related queries/disputes
  • Co-ordinating shipments to the USA
  • Purchasing new ingredients for NPD department trials and project work for meeting new launch dates
  • Managing third party warehouse providers to ensure stock levels are maintained and stock transfers planned regularly to avoid shortages
  • Creation of Microsoft reports and Excel planning spreadsheets to improve order efficiency and analysis
  • Analysis of supplier service levels and rectifying service failures
  • Keeping an up to date log of all supplier contact details, products, pricing agreements and update when changes are made

Skills and experience required:

  • Graduate level education, ideally with a 1st class business relevant degree
  • Experience of above duties would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Buying exposure is essential
  • Advanced Excel skills are essential
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) or working towards
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Personal honesty and integrity
  • Professional and presentable
  • Positive attitude and adaptable to any environment
  • Comfortable working under pressure
  • Negotiation skills

Apply now!

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